10 Legendary Facts About World of Warcraft

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World of Warcraft is a very popular MMORPG. Whether you are a diehard fan of this game or you just play it for time pass, these facts about WOW are surely going to blow your mind.


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A study carried out by North Carolina State University found that playing World of Warcraft helps improve the cognitive functions of older adults.

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With over 102,000 pages, World of Warcraft has the largest video game wiki found online.

3
Charles P Blair, deputy director of the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies, believes that World of Warcraft can be a useful model for understanding the ways in which terrorism cells form and develop.

4
The Heavenly Onyx Cloud Serpent is the rarest mount in World of Warcraft, with a drop chance of just 0.03%.

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In 2005, a Beijing man playing under the name “Snowly” geared up for a particularly challenging quest in World of Warcraft, and proceeded to play for several days straight. He was found dead not long after.

6
In 2007, someone bought an account of World of Warcraft for over $9,000… then got banned.

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World of Warcraft is played in more than 244 countries & territories.

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Curt Schilling, Vin Diesel, Mila Kunis, Yao Ming and Felicia Day are known to be real geeks during their spare time. This is the time when they play World of Warcraft.

9
A man queued for 36-hours just to be the first one to buy World of Warcraft: Warth of Lich King. He was so excited after reaching the counter that he collapsed.

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An average American World of Warcraft player spends over 23-Hours a week playing.